Villanova is a private institution of higher learning. University academic or administrative activities are given first priority for the use of Villanova’s facilities, with second priority given to programs of University groups. If others wish to use University facilities, prior registration through the appropriate University administrative offices is required. The University allows residents of the nearby community to use certain University facilities, including athletic facilities and fitness centers, upon registration and payment of a small annual fee. Guests are generally not required to show identification when using academic or administrative facilities; however, the University reserves the right to ask for identification from anyone present on Villanova’s property. Permission for guests and visitors to be present on campus grounds and buildings is a revocable privilege. Public Safety officers have the authority to remove guests or visitors who fail to produce identification upon request or otherwise fail to abide by University regulations.